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&pcontinue to fire rockets into israal ... while isrrel rettliates with airstrikes in gaza. president obama confident llwmakers in washingttn can get a deal done before we fall off the fiscaa cliff.who he's now asking to pray for ttem... have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. on any new volkswagen. ffr dividing up the more than ive-millionn dollars inn than donations for victims of july's theater shooting in aurora, colooadd. the "aurora victim relief fund" announced families of the 12 people killed and five people who suffered permanent each.six people... wwo spent at least 20- days in the hospital... wil
out a ground assault in gaza. president obama is warning israel that a further escalation may derail peace talks and a two-state solution. while traveling in asia the president also made clear that he will not second-guess the strategy of one of america's allies. >> there is no country on earth that would tolerate missiles raining down on its citizens from outside its borders. >> reporter: egyptian diplomats are trying to broker a cease- fire. both israel and hamas are reportedly presenting egypt with their demands. what one official said, an immediate end to the deadly rocket attacks does not seem likely. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> victims of superstorm sandy have certainly not been forgotten. donations continue to pour in to the american red cross raising more than $140 million thus far. the relief agency is currently operating 472 shelters it more than 10 states. they have delivered millions of millions and relief items. >>> bay area air quality officials are getting an update of repairs on chevron's refinery in richmond. they are upgrading unit 4, replaci
down until israel agrees to open up gaza's boarders. >> president barack obama was in thailand today. the first of a four-day stop. he offered a toast to the long alliance. >> your diggity, your resilience, your friendship, your warmth. that is the foundation of our alliance. it is why you were the first asian nation to reach out to america after we won our independence. it is why in asia, to this day, we can say, thailand is our oldest friend. >> president barack obama and secretary of state, clinton, have four more days in the tour. >>> police officers still search for a second gunman. 26-year-old jonathan wilbanks was caught friday night after a chase after he and a gunman exchanged fire. one officer was hurt in the gunfire. the police are asking for the public's help in identifying the other gunman. the police say the two men are linked to four robberies and a homicide outside of san jose 7/11 store on friday. we have a reporter on the story and we will bring you full details tonight at 6:30. >>> the authorities are trying to identify a body identified in san francisco bay. the u
escalating military operations against palestine. you can see the bombing on the gaza strip behind me. president obama called for peace in the region. >> reporter: as israel mobilizes reserves on the border. president obama is supporting their need to defend themselves while holding out hope for peace. >> those who champion the cause of the palestinians should recognize that if we see a further escalation of the situation in gaza, then the likelihood of us getting back on any kind of peace track that leads to a two-state solution is going to be pushed off way into the future. >> reporter: during a meeting in injure jerusalem, the prime minister says they will expand operations if necessary. with fatalities rising, the health minister spoke out against the military actions. >> today is a massacre against gaza people. this continuousest collation. today, we have observed a massacre by the israeli, inhabited -- >> they are blamed for both civilian and military deaths. >> the last week is really really scary. it's very intense and life is very, very, we are all the time alert and looking
is preparing to expand military operations. israel is mass go tanks and troops at the gaza border for a possible ground invasion. traveling in thailand, president obama warned against ground action. >> not preferable for the people of gaza, it's deplorable for israelis because if israeli troops are in gaza they are much more at risk of incurring fatalities or being wouchbded. [ siren ] >> in israel the wail of air-raid sirens echoes in the streets. three israelis have died so far in the hamas attacks. neither side showing shows any sign of breaking the circle of violence. >> ama: the battle to bring the warriors to san francisco is expected to come to san francisco tomorrow. they are expected to join building trade unions on pier 32. proposal includes a new hotel across from the arena. board of supervisors voted that the one billion dollar project was financially feasible. resolution is set to become the full board on tuesday. >> next spring you will be able to go to a section of the sierra that has been private land. they purchased 3,000 acres of land north of truckee. almost all
on the gaza strip. president obama says israel has the right to defend itself. our reporters are in israel, gaza city and cairo and we'll show you the latest from the ground. also the controversy over red light cameras. are they making us safer drivers? some people are calling them scamers, just raking in cash. >> "cbs this morning" starts at 7:00. thank you. >>> here's something you rarely ever see down under. mother nature turned up the normally tranquil waters off australia with a rare waterspout. this happened earlier yesterday off new south wales. the storm brought rain, hail and lightning. no damage though or injuries were reported. and it's quite the sight. >> a lot better over the water than over land. isn't that right, mr. karnow? >> absolutely. unless you're on a boat and that's no fun but boy a beautiful wall cloud on the base of that. >> is that what that was? [ laughter ] >> around the bay area we have low clouds extending around the bay area. some clouds continuing to stream across the skies as it looks like the weather is going to stay a little bit unsettled, a little furth
president obama called morsi. the two leaders discussed wayed to de-escalate the situation in gaza, and the president underscored the necessity of hamas ending fire into israel. that's the latest information. thank you. as i mentioned, more than 100 rockets have been fired from gaza into southern israel. you heard ayman refer to that happening today alone. many rockets fired into israel have been intercepted by the country's missile defense system. it is known as the iron dome. nbc news correspondent stephanie gosk joins me from tel aviv. this missile defense that we talk so much about, stephanie, is significant in many ways. it kept down the loss of life, which certainly would have escalated this crisis far faster than what we're seeing. >> reporter: yeah. it gives them some breathing room. if there was a rocket that landed here in tel aviv that killed a number of people or killed even more people down south besides the three that were killed in one attack, you'd be in a different situation. there would be more public pressure. right now you have tens of thousands troops waiting f
, israel continues to defend itself bombing new targets in the gaza strip. terrorists launched more than 1,000 rockets in to israel since last wednesday. president obama has been working with world leaders to diffuse the crisis. fox's david lee miller is live in southern israel with the latest on the conflict. david? >> reporter: at this hour, top ministry in israel are meeting behind closed doors to discuss a post-cease-fire agreement. as they continue to talk, the bloodshed continues. in the past if hours, israel continued to attack sites in gazsites ingaza. in total they targeted 1400 sites. among them, a stadium, a sports stadium where the israelis said hamas militants were launching rockets to israel. among the other targets, the media center where they say the militants were using communications facilities to get in touch with people on the ground. in total, more than 100 palestinians have been killed. half of them civilians. among them 1 11 civilians. all of them from the same family. most women and children killed from a single airstrike over the weekend. israel says the strike was
us. they never stop. but we have seen rockets launched towards israel from gaza. we counted five or six of them. judging from the smoke trails as they headed towards israel. cbs news, in gaza city. >>> right now, president barack obama and secretary of state, hilary rodham clinton are near mirnar. they say his trip is not an endorsement of the government but the progress that the country has made towards democracy. >>> a $10,000 reward is offered tonight on to find the suspect in a crime spree. 26-year-old jonathan wilbanks was caught after a series of robberies and police chase and a carjacking a tempt that left a man dead. >> at 9:00 i heard not continuous gunshots but maybe a little one after another with time. >> saw the victim's father up in the front. and he was still in shock after finding out that his son is had been shot in front of the 7/11. >> his alleged accomplice is still on the run. the award money is offered in -- offered for information for the arrest. >>> the 24-year-old was shot last night as he sat in the car with a woman on ivy drive. the suspect's took the w
. answering with air strikes on targets inside gaza. president obama saying any troops will have to begin with an end to the hamas rocket attacks. in washington the fiscal cliff remains a major source of worry. it is a series of automatic tax hikes blending with spending cuts set to take effect on january 21st and a monastery during his asian trip he asked a month to pray for a positive outcome. they will sign off on a new revenue they are balking at the president's proposed $1.6 trillion tax increase. i am harris falkner. now back to fox files. >>> ♪ >> what does a famous hollywood actress, a tough fearless hockey player, and a woman who grew up in the 1930s have in common? they are all in the center of a medical mystery which may effect 3 million people living in the united states. we begin with jennifer esposito's story. >> you are new york girl all of the way. >> i am. born in brooklyn and raised in staten island. i wanted to come to the city and start my acting career. >> growing up in a middle class family actress jennifer esposito caught everyone's attention with television shows
far. megyn: fox news confirming that president obama discussed deescalating this gaza-israeli conflict to in a call to the egyptian president mohammad morsi earlier today. the president making a trip to my far -- makinga trip to myana call to morsi in a an a -- in an attempt to stop the firing. the president trying to do what he can, morsi wants to send his prime minister over to hamas to try to get them to back off, we are told. yet the rockets continue to rain. and now the palestinians today are showing a heartbreaking video of young children having been hit by the israeli defense. so both sides are suffering casualties and trying to fight not just an actual war, but a propaganda one. >> hamas is very, very good at propaganda side. they hide behind human shields. they shoot rockets from playgrounds. they put headquarters bunkers under hospitals. so naturally there are civilian casualties. it's tragic but hamas welcomes that as an effective cool of warfare. they know the hostile to israel global media will eat that up. in the past hamas has faked casualty pictures as well in the 2006
gaza. and president obama continues his travels in southeast asia after making history as the first u.s. president to visit burma. will foreign policy go east in the next four years? nicolas kristof is here to discuss. after friday's constructive meeting at the white house, are both sides of the aisle thinking it might be better to just hold hands and jump off the fiscal cliff? michael steele, ari mel ber and michael eric dyson will handicap the tax talks when "now" starts in 180 seconds. well, having a ton of locations doesn't hurt. and my daughter loves the santa. oh, ah sir. that is a customer. let's not tell mom. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. fedex office. anyone have occasional constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating? yeah. one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. approved! [ phillips' lady ] live the regular life. phillips'. open enrollment is here. the time to choose your medicare coverage begins october 15th and ends december 7th. so call to enroll in a plan that could g
into israel, reaching tel aviv. the israeli military answering with air strikes on targets inside gaza. president barack obama saying any truce has to start with an end to the hamas rocket attacks. >>> president obama becoming the first u.s. president to ever visit burma sunday night. air force one landing there about two hours ago. president obama saying the stop is not an endorsement of the government which still holds political prisoners but is rather intended to highlight the progress burma has made towards democracy. the president is set to speak to the media around 1 a.m. eastern and we'll carry those remarks live right here on fox newschannel. i'm marianne rafferty. now back to fox files. >>> what does a famous hollywood actress, a tough fearless hockey player, and a woman who grew up in the 1930s have in common? they're all in the center of a medical mystery which may affect three million people in the united states. we begin with jennifer esposito's story. >> so you are a new york girl all the way, right? >> i am. born in brooklyn and then raised on staten island. ien wanted t
buildings on the gaza strip behind me. president obama comments on the situation in us a while on a trip to thailand. as israel mobilizes reservists, and masses crowne pour forces. >> those who champion the cause of the palestinians should recognize that if we see a further escalation of the situation in gaza, like the likelihood of us getting back on any kind of peace track that leads to a two- state solution is going to be pushed away often to the future. >> during a cabinet meeting in jerusalem, prime minister benjamin netanyahu, said is released military forces launched missile attacks against thousands of terror targets in the gaza strip and will expand operations as necessary. with fatalities rising on that side of the border, causes health minister spoke out against wilreleased military action. >> today is the fifth day for the isreali massacre accounts because of people there is continuous escalation. today, they are observing the massacre while the isreali they are targeting the building inhabited by two families. >> in israel, rockets attacked from gaza are blamed for both civi
backed by tanks are massed along the edge of the gaza border ready for a potential all out invasion. although president obama says it would be, quote, preferable to avoid a ground war, he is making support of israel clear. >> there's no country on earth that would tolerate missiles raining down on its citizens from outside its borders so we are fully supportive of israel's right to defend itself from missiles landing on people's homes and workplaces and potentially killing civilians. >> joining us now from gaza is nbc's reporter. what's the latest this morning? >> reporter: good morning, mika. they've pushed that up now over the past six days of fighting the death toll stands at 95 palestinians, 23 of them children, more than 640 wounded palestinians since this conflict began last wednesday. one of the incidents you referred to and one that's drawing a lot of national media attention into what exactly happened when this family was killed. it took place sunday morning and it was the house of a top hamas official. in that house were several families. it was a three-story building with
. it is the fifth and worst day of violence. israeli strikes killed at least 26 people in gaza city today, including several children. palestinian militants continue to fire rockets at israel with numerous injuries. david lee miller tells us president obama is now calling for peace, but standing by israel. >> reporter: frantically searching for cover, air ride sirens jarring israelis for a fifth day. while israel's iron dome intercept tore system shot down two rockets bound for tel aviv on sunday night, strikes from hamas, increasing in intensity. >> there are more significant rockets flying in terms of numbers and sequences, coming in five at a time, not just randomly one or two here and there. >> reporter: firing back, israel has been targeting the homes of suspected hamas militants in the gaza strip, this hit on a two-story house. the blood shed is likely to raise international pressure for a cease fire. while on a three-day asia tour, speaking from bangkok, president obama blamed palestinian can militants for starting the round of fighting. >> there is no country on earth that would tolerate mis
>>> this morning on first look, president obama makes history this morning in myanmar. >>> israeli attacks rock gaza with a palestinian death toll rising as israel seeks to wipe out militants. >>> paula broadwell finally returns home as congress digs deeper into david petraeus's testimony. >>> a very good morning to you. i'm veronica de la cruz. it is a historic day for president obama and for the people of myanmar, as it transitions towards democracy. during the first visit by a sitting u.s. president, mr. obama pledged that the u.s. will be friends with any nation that respects its people's rights and international law. nbc political director and chief white house reporter chuck todd has been traveling with the president. chuck, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, veronica. president obama is the first president to ever visit myanmar. i can tell you it's been a whirlwind day here for the president. the president got here, greeted by throngs of people of this country at times getting very close actually to the motorcade. the first thing he did after he met with the pre
of hamas radio network warning people in gaza to stay away from hamas facilities. >>> president obama's southeast asian trip continues today after cambodia after a visit to burma. he is the first u.s. president to visit myanmar which has been make a transition to democracy after years of human rights abuses. he met with a long time advocate and spoke at a university, an event broadcast throughout the country. >> in my discussions here, our goal is to sustain the momentum for democracy. >> the president will attend an east asia summit tomorrow. >>> congress is calling for an investigation into who modified the cia's talking points about the deadly attack on a u.s. consulate in libya. senator dianne feinstein, who chairs the intelligence committee, said she wants to open an investigation. former cia director david petraeus testified friday that someone changed the agency's assessment that terrorists were involved. >>> 4:36. out the door with traffic and weather. big holiday week. i think we're kicking off a monday pretty well. >> i hope so. we had so much rain this weekend. >> might i s
people from gaza to stay away from hamas facilities. >>> president obama is right now in cambodia. he will raise human rights concerns in his meeting today with long-time prime minister han sen. he also visited burma. he encouraged them to continue the transition to democracy. he also met with nobel peace price winner. vice president joe biden says the federal government is in it for the long term when it companies to helping rebuild areas damaged by hurricane sandy. he toured the new jersey storm- ravaged coast yesterday including the boardwalk at seaside heights. the vice president says rebuilding the region is a national responsibility. >>> i know it's monday but we can already start talking the weekend because it starts thursday for some people. >> that's true. i forgot. thanksgiving. >> it is a holiday week but we'll be right here. it should be good. but between now and then we have a chance of showers. thank you very much for the coffee, frank. that is delicious. >> you're welcome. [ laughter ] >> it's fantastic! around the bay area, we have a lot of clouds moving through our sk
they will not strike a ceasefire deal until the rockets stop coming out of gaza. veronica? >> stephanie, thank you so much. >>> lawmakers are turning the heat on the obama administration about what officials knew and when regarding the september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, that killed four americans, including ambassador chris stevens. on sunday, lawmakers called on u.n. ambassador susan rice to testify before congress on her remarks after the attack. at issue are rice's talking points and why a final draft was changed to down play the role of terrorists, a fact supported by friday's closed door testimony of former cia director david petraeus. republicans portrayed rice as a pawn of the president's election year agenda. >> the story she told reinforced the political narrative helpful to the president. i don't know what she knew, but i know the story she told was misleading. >> we are going to find out who made changes in the original statement. until we do, i really think it's unwarranted to make accusations. >> the administration denies any claims of white house interferenc
. the group puttip a hefty reward for his capture... plus: crisis in gaza. deaths soar amid fresh israeli str. how president obama is responding to the growing violence. and lining up for black friy -- four days out! why some bay area shoppers say they't wait for the traditional sa. join us for cbs 5 eyewitness news this morning... beginng at 4:30. good morning. it's mo,,,, >>> here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. d.c., sun and clouds, 56 degrees. partly sunny in atlanta, 63. morning sun and showers in st. louis, 60 degrees. denver 61 and heavy rain in seattle, 53 degrees. >>> another big night for pop superstar justin bieber. ♪ the 18-year-old dominated the american music awards last night winning three times the singer's mom joined him on stage as he accepted the top prize. artist of the year. he beat out katy perry and rihanna for that by the way. bieber also won favorite pop rock album and favorite pop rock artist. >>> twilight took a bite out of bond at the box office. "breaking dawn part 2" had a blockbuster opening weekend bringing in almost $200 million do
? anderson cooper live for us this morning in gaza. >> president obama takes a historic trip to myanmar and cambodia. what he has to say and why everyone is not happy the president is even there? >> is the black friday frenzy all just a big scam? how you can stay home this year and still get the best deals. >>> the clock is ticking here on the fiscal cliff. we continue to talk about it. 43 days to go. why there is new optimism there will be a deal reached soon. >> it is monday, november 19th. "starting point" begins right now. >>> good morning, everyone. soledad is off today. we want to welcome in our special team that's joined us here. "new york times" columnist. nan hayworth. ron brownstein, cnn political analyst is here as well. >> welcome to you all. we will be talking here in a moment. we have to begin with the huge story. "starting point," this morning, death and despair mounting in the middle east. the conflict in gaza city, it is intensifying. it's been intensifying overnight. look at the destruction here. an israeli missile slamming into a residential neighborhood taking out th
. >> richard engel, thank you very much. thanks for the latest on the negotiations from gaza and this weekend, president obama made it absolutely clear that he sides with israel in this dispute with hamas. >> there's no country on earth that would tolerate missiles raining down on its citizens from outside its borders. we are fully supportive of israel's right to defend itself from missiles landing on people's homes. and work places and potentially killing civilians. >> long-time middle east diplomat dennis ross joins me now, just back from israel last night. dennis, first of all, the ban ki-moon, the u.n. secretary general now is planning, be according to the u.n., to meet with netanyahu in israel after meets in cairo with president morsi and abbas in the west bank. up until this point the u.n. has not been a player here. what is your understanding of the terms of engagement in the efforts to reach a cease-fire? >> well, i think what you -- the report you heard are probably pretty close to accurate, that the fact is from the israeli standpoint, they don't want an outcome that produces a ceas
-story building. >> reporter: israel has not ruled out a ground invasion of gaza, prime minister benjamin netanyahu says the israeli military is prepared to escalate its operations if necessary. >>> president obama is overseas in cambodia this hour. coming up in about eight minute, the importance of a visit from the first sitting president to that country. >>> a two-alarm fire at a russian river resort sent four people to the hospital and knocked out power lines early this morning. the fire started around 3:45 at the guerneville lodge on river road. it took about 45 minutes to get it under control. the red cross was called in to help people who were staying at the resort. there's no record on the condition of the four people who went to the hospital. investigators are looking for the cause. >>> a rare situation from muni. a surplus of funds. now there's a debate over the best way to spend the windfall. we've been following the story since "mornings on 2" and tara moriarty joins us live with the two options that are under debate. good afternoon, tara. >> reporter: good afternoon. money for
the city. we'll tell you about the homicide they are both accused of carrying out. >>> israel and gaza continue to exchange rocket attack us this morning. the international efforts at peace being made this week. >>> and right now president obama is continuing his trip through asia. how he made history overnight. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this monday morning, november 19th i'm pam cook. the rain came in just like steve paulson said. >> did you get that little break you were looking for if >> i did get a little break on saturday. >> the system on friday into saturday was good. the one on sunday was good but now it's gone. a lot of cloud cover today. highs in the 60s. here is is sal. >>> steve, good morning. right now we are looking pretty good. not a lot going on on the road. just the way we like it. i'm sure it won't stay that way for too long. this is a look at 280 northbound. also the morning commute looks good westbound bay bridge at the toll plaza. 4:29 let's go back to the desk. >>> toppin
for cease-fire talks. hamas demanding an end to israel's military blockade in gaza in order to end the violence. israelis insisting they'll finish the job with a ground offensive if air strikes don't end the conflicts. >>> president obama praising myanmar's rapid political reforms during his historic visit there. the first sitting u.s. president to travel to that country. mr. obama also met with fellow nobel peace prize winner aung san suu kyi, who spent 15 years under house arrest in myanmar. she expressed concern about a, quote, mirage of success in myanmar's reforms. >> and the american music award goes to -- justin bieber! >> that's cool. don't stop believing. justin bieber sweeps the american music awards winning all three categories in which he was nominated including the biggest award of the night, artist of the year. and his mom was on stage. other big winners, taylor swift, carly rae jepsen and mickey minaj. probably one of the oddest performances ever. i give you m.c. hammer gangnam style. ♪ >> that is cool. >> i like it. >> i do, too. >> you know, i was at the madonna
you green the more you know. >>> this morning on "early today," president obama makes history this morning in myanmar. >>> israeli attacks rock gaza
the middle east. >> hamas says the only way is if there are open borders for gaza. the attacks must end first. >> now it is time for the top 5@5:00. president obama the first u.s. citizen to visit burma. he endured years of house arrest to gain freedom. the president vowing to help burma continue it's democracy. >> if we see continued progress towards reform our bilateral sides will grow stronger and we will do everything we can to help ensure success. >> critics say he wthe presidens wrong to visit a country oppressed. >> in a few hours hostess will appear to start selling off access. companies are interested in buying parts of the business including twinkies. hostess had no choice but to strike before return to go work. >>> florida senator making history in the iowa debut. he have the keynote speaker at a birthday fundraiser for governor kerry. he said the fundraiser scored over 600,000 dollars. rubio said his speech had nothing to do with that. >> paula broadwell and her family returned home for the first time since david petraeus resigned as cia director over the extra marital affair. she
and hamas in gaza today. in gaza city, israeli missile ripped through a home, killing at least 11 civilians, including four children. and palestinian rocket hit a building in southern israel injuring several people. president barack obama said that he has been in touch with various leaders in the region. >> we are actively working with all of the parties in the region to see if we can end those missiles being fired. without furtheres coalition of violence in the region. >> mr. barack obama add if the violence continues it will be hardtory get back to the two state solution. >>> the police are looking for suspects in the city's 2nd murder this year. a man in his 40s was shot to death last night in the 300 block of icy drive as he sat in the car with a woman of the police say the suspect's took her purse and ran in separate directions. and the second homicide since june. >>> the authorities are trying to identify a body pulled from the waters in san francisco bay. the u.s. coast guard found the body of a man near fort baker at 8:00 this morning and trying to see if his description matches any
307 incoming rockets from gaza since november 14. according to the israeli military. in march of 2010, the obama administration announced that it would provide $205 million to help israel purchase up to ten iron dome batteries. >> israel is slated to receive three times that amount for the iron dome system over three years to protect its cities. they hope the presence of the strong missile defense system will deter them from striking iran prematurely. >> thank you, jennifer. we will have more on what the israeli citizens are going through in the rocket attacks later in the program. the woman at the center of the david petraeus scandal said she is devastated by the fall-out. friends of paula broadwell, the biographer and mistress. and the investigation continues in the varying attacks told by petraeus, ambassador susan rice and others about the deadly libya terror attack. chief intelligence correspondence looks at the outcry of promotion for rice. >> 97 members of the house republicans oppose the possible nomination of ambassador susan rice for secretary of state. because ambassador ri
minister to gaza to show solidarity with the palestinians and to, some say, a broker truce. moments ago men yahoo called president obama to discuss options for the escalating the crisis. that is the latest there. let's return to the "a-team". i had just pose the question, will this president move ahead with the nomination of ambassador rice to be secretary of state? >> senator mccain, others would know how to fight it fighting and filibuster. i think as president, we ought to stop fighting americans and working with other americans and fight the world pbgc was going on in the mideast. the enormous problems we have. the president he's fighting other americans. i think that is a huge mistake in why the country is so polarized. lou: go ahead. >> of the liberal mainstream and also liberal members of congress, they are already laying down t framework for the president to nominate her command they're going to bring female members of congress, the black caucus, the hispanic caucus to say if they do not confirm her time of republicans fight her, if they try to filibuster, filibuster her their right
fiscal cliff which takes effect january 1st. there's been some criticism of mr. obama of taking this trip against the background of domestic issues as well as the conflict in gaza. nonetheless, the administration says this is part of the long term view. it's part of the united states pivot towards asia and they can multitask and deal with the crisis of the day. they are looking at the long view here which is why mr. obama is now visiting myanmar along with the u.s. secretary of state, hillary clinton. he'll only be on the ground for six or seven hours and then another history making trip when he visits cambodia for a summit. a security summit of asian nations. we're looking at live pictures now. you can see the media gathered outside there. we are expecting to see mr. obama emerge from that door there which is on the right of your screen which we can see. somewhere behind that curtain is president obama. he should be emerging soon to make comments. this will be a brief statement about his meeting. she's described as the nelson mandela of asia. it's been a historic meeting in that house wh
, knocked down from the sky. part of the so-called iron dome. president obama tonight vowing support, saying israel has a right to defend itself, while at the same time, saying a ramp up in military activity in gaza, a ground war, would be bad for both sides. we have a team in the region covering the middle east on the brink tonight. abc's christiane amanpour and matt gutman in israel. we begin tonight with alex marquardt in gaza city. alex? >> reporter: good evening, david. this was the deadliest day in gaza since this escalation began. in one incident, 11 people were killed, almost all of them from a single family. this as palestinian militants continue firing rockets into israel, the military says almost 1,000 of them so far. the thick smoke of the israeli air strike in one of the most densely populated places on earth. this is the house that was hit. it has now completely collapsed, and it really is chaos around here. two bulldozers, emergency crews, and really anybody around, digging through the rubble, trying to find anybody who survived. the israeli military was target ing a hamas roc
in on the ground for gaza? >> they would prefer not to go in on the ground. the big difference this time is the obama administration that began to distance itself from israel. first term supporting israel. that is an interesting evolution on obama. hopeful one. >> chris: there are other differences, too. hamas has longer range missiles. middle east is different from 2012 of the middle east of 2008. the arab spring. run by the leaders of the muslim brotherhood. what are the challenges for israel and the u.s. now? >> if you look at the foreign policy portfolio that obama is facing. we still have problem of pakistan and iran. libya is not a stable situation. it only amplifies the problem. this is a dangerous world. it will get some hold on exactly what the policies are. what is the degree of toughness that we are going to employ? that is still in doubt. they held flurry of closed door sessions with the top administration officials. best as you can tell, because they were closed door, what did we learn about the administration actions before, during and after the attack? >> there were commen
hours. critical in this conflict between hamas and israel right now. live pictures from gaza city. on to politics now. what a bizarre gift. mitt romney blamed his election loss on gifts. he said obama offered gifts to african-americans, hispanics, young voters. gifts like health care, contraception and college. newt gingrich says romney's comment is quote nuts. governor says it insulted voters intelligence. the fall out led to verbal fireworks when i talked with contributors will cane and lz granderson. >> when you look at mitt romney's comments, first of all, i can say it is not very sportsman like. you just lost, now you are saying the reasons you lost, when it is really -- >> drinking the hateraid, that's what it is. >> however, what mitt romney had to say wasn't inaccurate. it wasn't politically advantageous but the democratic party has been -- >> wait, wait, wait, wait. >> did you just say it wasn't inaccurate? >> what are you talking about? >> first of all, i think your guys two reaction says just outstanding. just amazing. yes, i was saying that -- >> i think your lack of r
, president obama spoke about the right for people to defend themselves but warned. >> they are much more at risk of being wounded. >> reporter: there are 10,000 rockets still in gaza. on fox news sunday, two senators weighing in from washington. >> i don't think the israelis really want a ground war. if sending ground troops in is the only way of cleaning out these nests of rockets being fired at them. you can't blame them for doing it. >> reporter: u.n. secretary moon is expected to arrive in cairo on sunday. and a delegation of arab ministers is expected to visit gaza on tuesday all in a bid to end the conflict before more lives are lost. along the israel-gaza border, david lee miller. >>> anderson cooper was caught off guard while reporting in the middle east. >> two media centers built -- woe. that was a rather large explosion. cooper quickly regained his composure and continued his reporting. >>> in other news of the world tonight, in mexico the search is now on for the person responsible for killing a former mayor of a western mexican town who survived two earlier attempts on her l
in gaza. israel has launched more than 1,000 missiles, killing at least 84 palestinians. israel has massed armor and troops on the border. president obama is urging israel not to launch a ground war. tony blair and israeli president peres have met and speaking out. >> i hope over the coming days we can achieve cessation on a basis that is sustainable. >> our goals are clear to stop the fire and to introduce a deterrent against renewal of. >> reporter: stop the fire and introduce a deterrent against it. hamas continues to fire rockets into israel 1,000 total, nearly 300 intercepted. three israeli civilians have been killed, more than 60 injured. israel has opened a crossing allowing several trucks with medical supplies to enter. gaza hospitals are running low. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> former head of the cia david petraeus has hired one of the top lawyers in washington to help him handle his sex scandal and fbi investigation. they want to know if paula broadwell had access to classified information. she arrived back home with her husband and two sons yesterday. petraeus testified befor
israel and hamas in gaza. let's bring in our foreign affairs correspondent, jill doherty, she's in washington. jill, exactly what is the obama administration doing right now? >> reporter: well, they're on the phone, wolf. the president is in asia. he is making telephone calls and practically every senior administration person is doing the same thing. president obama calling israel, prime minister netanyahu, and egypt three times to president morsi. and president clinton calling the egyptians three times. i looked at the list, egypt, turkey, qatar, the french, ban ki-moon. and the whole entire is to press any country with any influence on either side but especially with the palestinians with gaza to put the pressure on them to stop the fighting. >> egypt is clearly a key player. they have influence with hamas. what's the u.s. doing in its talks with the egyptian government? >> reporter: again, they're putting as much pressure on them as they can. and there is some pressure because after all, the united states gives egypt about $450 million every year. so here's one expert that
in this conflict between hamas and israel right now. live pictures from gaza city. >>> on to politics now. what a bizarre gift. mitt romney blamed his election loss on gifts. romney suggested that he lost because president obama offered gifts to african-americans, to hispanics, to young voters. gifts like health care, like contraception, and student loans. even republicans pounced on romney. newt gingrich says romney's comment is quote nuts. governor bobby jindal says the remark insulted voters' intelligence. romney's, quote gifts, fallout led to verbal fireworks when i talked earlier with cnn contributors will cain and l.z. granderson. >> when you look at mitt romney's comments, first of all, you can say it's not very sportsmanlike. you just lost and now you're saying all the reasons that you lost -- >> drinking the hateraid, that's what it is. >> right, right. however, though, i say this as well, what mitt romney had to say wasn't inaccurate. it wasn't politically advantageous but the democratic party has been -- >> wait, wait, wait, wait. >> did you just say it wasn't inaccurate? >> it wasn'
against burma's military dictatorship. but the violence in the middle east has also demanded mr. obama's attention. jessica yellin is traveling with the president. >> reporter: it was in thailand the president gave his first public remarks on the violence in israel and gaza standing by israel. >> there's no country on earth that would tolerate missiles raining down on its citizens from outside its borders. so we are fully supportive of israel's right to defend itself. >> reporter: and he put the onus on hamas to make peace possible. >> it starts with no more missiles being fired into israel's territory. >> reporter: but that's not the focus of this trip. less than two weeks after his re-election, he jetted halfway around the world to southeast asia. president obama says -- >> this is no accident. >> reporter: the trip is meant to strengthen trade and security alliances and counter balance china's growing influence. the dramatic highlight? a visit to myanmar, a country long under military rule. now undergoing a democratic transition. in a speech encouraging the nation's reforms, he used
equation here is relatively simple. if israel will be quiet, we'll have peace and quiet then in gaza it will also be quiet. >> israel has 75,000 troops on stand by. >>> new this morning president obama is now in cambodia the third and last stop on his asian tour. the president and secretary of state hillary clinton just arrived two hours ago. it's the first visit ever by a u.s. president to cambodia. the other history making stop on president obama's trip coming up. >>> back here at home later this morning san francisco city officials will deal with a hot debate involving muni. muni has to decide what they will do with a multimillion dollar wind fall. ktvu tara moriarty is here now. says the big decision boils down to two options right tara? >> reporter: that is right. muni has to decide whether it wants to invest in making improvements to the system and hiring more operators or wants to let youths ride for free. we're here at the portal station. they will take center stage at a board of supervisors government audit. supervisor scott weiner is pushing for using the funds for maintena
invasion into gaza. u.n. secretary general is scheduled to arrive in egypt for peace talks today. >>> new this morning president obama is now in cambodia. the third and last stopon his asian tour. the president along with secretary of sit hillary clinton arrived just two hours ago. the other history making stop on the president's trip coming up. >>> happening right now holiday shoppers are already lined up outside of a best buy store ahead of black friday. lorraine blanco joining us live. she is in pinole where people are hunkered down in tents as we speak. right? >> yes, they are dave. it's very early and people are already they are out here camping out for black friday. here in pinole you can see there are tents out here. outdoor chairs, even a card table out here. it's very early in the morning. so so far there hasn't been much of a peep from the tents. there was one lady that came out to go to the bathroom. she is not quite ready to talk yet. employees here say this is the earliest shoppers have come out to make sure they are the first in line to take advantage of of course the holida
. the white house a president obama stressed the need to end, record fire. the israel is recorded 42 missile hits today alone. one hundred targets were attacked in gaza today. new york city department of buildings reportedly citing homeowners of homes in breezy point of a queens, after super storm cindy ravitch that area. one violation was figured to maintain the building. let's take a look at this video. capturing the immediate aftermath of that black oil rig explosion friday. authorities are expanding their search for the body of the last missing worker. a search and rescue dog is being routed today. those are your headlines. back to tracy. tracy: thank you very much. the republican party is doing some soul-searching in the wake of their recent losses at the polls. a big issue is the latino vote. our very own peter barnes is here with the very latest on that. peter: 12 million more latinos turned out to vote in 2012. over 2008 most of them voted for president obama who supports comprehensive reform. the latino vote has tanked since it peaked in 2004. president bush who supported reform ran
for the study resolve of president obama netanyahu and the israeli people. that's my view and i always welcome yours. [applause] >> so, we're watching closely what's developing in israel right now. hamas has fired hundreds ever rockets from gaza onto the citizens of israel. this, after an israeli air strike on thursday took out a top hamas military commander. hamas warned at that israel's air strikes had quote, opened the gates of hell. so, joining me now from israeli's border from gaza, former chief of staff to benjamin netanyahu and a major in the israeli special forces reserves. thank you for joining me today. [applause] >> good to be on the so, governor. >> mike: let's talk about how this all started because i'm afraid the international media may try to describe this as israeli aggression, but this is a response to what has been a relentless assault by the hamas toward israel. >> i think your typical american doesn't know what's hang on the ground. seven years ago, israel vacated the gaza strip and handed an entire land over to the palestinians. the palestinians swarmed an independent go
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